Savor exquisite entrées in Fresco Grill’s serene setting

Savor exquisite entrées in Fresco Grill’s serene setting

A trickling fountain inside a restaurant? The very thought of it conjures up a peaceful, serene image. Then, imagine that you are enjoying a plate of luscious Italian food prepared by an award-winning chef. A wall mural whisks you off to Tuscany. The glowing candles on the mural’s table fool you into thinking it’s a […]

Yama – Creating bold and intense sushi dishes

Yama – Creating bold and intense sushi dishes

Establishing a pleasant dining experience is at the heart of what Steve and Jenny do at Yama Restaurant and Sushi Bar. They are the congenial owners of this cheerful restaurant that features a wide variety of Japanese foods including sushi, noodles, soups, and even some beef.  They purchased the thriving business a little over a […]

Eat with gusto at Curbside Cafe!

Eat with gusto at Curbside Cafe!

Have you heard about Curbside Café in Vista? They have some of the best cinnamon rolls on the planet. Their food is fresh. Soups are made from scratch every day. They grind beans for specialty coffees. They have an espresso machine. They even grate potatoes for their own hash browns. If that’s not enough to […]

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

“Bold” is a word that comes to mind when I think of México. Although my only experience with the country has been from one end of Baja California to the other, I remember its boldness in natural beauty, the bold colors in architecture and signage, and the bold food. Bold is also how I would […]

Cool salads on hot days!

Cool salads on hot days!

Has this recent streak of hot weather driven a desire to cool off with salads? But, maybe you don’t have the time to make a complicated salad? Or, maybe, because the days have been hot, you want to spend time outdoors, not cooped up in a kitchen? These two salad recipes are the answers to […]

Find a little bit of Italy at Fresco Grill

Find a little bit of Italy at Fresco Grill

“I want to make sure customers eat with the eyes first.”   -Leone D’Arcangelo It is not an accident or luck that Fresco Grill & Wine Bar in Bonsall has been a popular spot for over eight years. This elegant restaurant has enjoyed success because the proprietor, Leone D’Arcangelo, has an innate talent for creating […]

Delight in culinary art at Café des Artistes

Delight in culinary art at Café des Artistes

Silken soups, organic salads, and mushrooms that burst with flavor – these are just some of the culinary gems available at Café des Artistes. Michael Calvanese, proprietor, is adamant about using organic products. If he can’t find organic, then he purchases pesticide-free products. Fresh-baked focaccia bread is another lure to the establishment, but he doesn’t […]